Arend G. Brouwer

18 May 1867–28 February 1943 (Age 75)
Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arend G.

When Arend G. Brouwer was born on 18 May 1867, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Gerrit Brouwer, was 40 and his mother, Gezina Jacoba Frantsen, was 28. He lived in Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 28 February 1943, in Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in North Holland Cemetery, Holland Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Arend G. Brouwer
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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 20

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, Middle Dutch brouwer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Arend G Brower, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arend G Brouwer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arend Brower in household of Gerrit Brower, "United States Census, 1880"

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